What does third advance estimate say on India’s horticulture production for 2022-23? See here…

What does third advance estimate say on India’s horticulture production for 2022-23? See the figures…

New Delhi: The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare has released the third advance estimate of the area and production of various horticultural crops for the year 2022-23. The estimation of total horticulture production for the year 2022-23 is 355.25 million tonnes, which is about 8.07 million tonnes more (an increase of 2.32 per cent) than the year 2021-22 (final). Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Arjun Munda said that this achievement of continuously increasing horticulture production in the country is due to the hard work of our farmer brothers and sisters, scientists and agriculture and farmer-friendly policies of the Central government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Based on information received from states and union territories and other government source agencies, production of fruits, vegetables, plantation crops, spices, flowers and honey is estimated to increase as per the third advance estimate for 2022-23. Fruit production is estimated to increase by 109.53 million tonnes in the year 2022-23 from 107.51 million tonnes in the year 2021-22 a Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare statement says.

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Similarly, the production of vegetables is estimated to be 213.88 million tonnes in the year 2022-23 while production in the year 2021-22 was 209.14 million tonnes. Production of plantation crops is estimated to increase by 16.84 million tonnes in the year 2022-23 as compared to 15.76 million tonnes in the year 2021-22 with an increase of about 6.80 per cent.

Potato production is expected to be 60.22 million tonnes while the production in the year 2021-22 was 56.18 million tonnes. Tomato production will be 20.37 million tonnes in the year 2022-23 as compared to 20.69 million tonnes in the year 2021-22, the third advance estimate says.

Total horticulture production 2021-22
(Final)
2022-23
(Second advance estimate)
2022-23 (Third advance estimate)
Area (in million hectares) 28.04 28.12 28.34
Production (in million tonnes) 347.18 351.92 355.25
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Mohd Mustaquim is the Editor of Agriculture Post. A postgraduate in Mass Communication and Journalism, he has been covering the rural economy and agriculture sector for more than a decade.

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